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The Epic Journey of Naturalist and Bird Painter John James Audubon—His Life and Travels in Florida

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Ormond Beach Historical Society hosts the eleventh program in their 2024 Speaker Series. Attendees can learn how the quintessential artists, woodsman, and naturalist visited Florida’s shores to complete his monumental Birds of America which features many of the avian wonders of the South. Joseph Vetter celebrates his illustrated masterpieces and legendary life from the St. John’s River to the Florida Keys. Joseph Vetter has been an educator for 25 years and has taught as an adjunct professor at Daytona State College and at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He is the co-founder of the popular HistoryCon at the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach and performs on stage annually dressed in historical clothing.

Free coffee and refreshments are served at 9:30 am, program begins at 10 am. Parking is available for free at the lot adjacent to the building. The handicap entrance is located at the rear of the building. Funding for this speaker series is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Ormond Beach Historical Society. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

September 14 @ 10:00 am -
September 14 @ 11:00 am


Presenter Information:
Joseph Vetter, Adjunct Professor, Daytona State College
Event Fee:
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Event Contact:

Randy Jaye
(407) 497-5755

Event Venue:

Anderson-Price Memorial Building
42 N Beach Street
Ormond Beach, FL 32174 United States
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Venue Phone:
(407) 497-5755

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